Research Program Manager

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department LCCC - UCRF-426805 Working Title Research Program Manager Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Research Position Posting Category Research Professionals Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications/Experience Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003701 Position ID 01004101 Posting Open Date 04/18/2019 Application Deadline 05/22/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 05/13/2019 Position Summary

CHAI Core seeks an experienced individual with advanced Public Health, Communications, Sociology, Psychology, or related social science training to serve as Administrative Director and Project Manager. Admin. Director primary responsibilities include daily operational management (staff supervision, facilities responsibilities); maintaining multiple budgets; submitting funding agency reports; coordinating federally funded grants; assisting clients in grant development; maintaining collaboration with research partners; and managing overall project timelines/resources. S/he must work and communicate effectively and collaboratively with people at various levels and from a range of backgrounds, and have a broad understanding of web-based health communication and behavior change interventions. S/he must be proactive in leading new initiatives under the direction of the Faculty Director of CHAI Core, and respond quickly to time-sensitive, fast-paced requests with minimal supervision, exuding a flexible, solutions-oriented, customer-service focus. The Admin. Director must manage the staff of programmers, research associates, project managers, graphic artist, and contract employees, striving to provide a secure, vibrant, and enjoyable work environment for all. As CHAI Project Manager, s/he must manage and support daily activities critical to development of client deliverables, excelling in managing client expectations in concert with the capacity of programming, graphic design, quality assurance, and usability testing across multiple projects. This individual will also develop a solid understanding of the evidence regarding technology and behavior change, and manage and support such projects within CHAI. CHAI is funded by grants from the NIH funded Clinical Nutrition Research Center, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF), and a recharge facility.

Educational Requirements

Master’s degree in Public Health, Communications, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field of study; experience with health technology, health behavior theory, health communications, and literacy issues.

Qualifications and Experience

Required: Demonstrated experience (prefer at least 5 years’) in project management and/or supervisory role; Demonstrated experience in the effective communication of scientific and technical information to a broad range of readers; Detail-oriented focus, with proven ability to work with minimum supervision; working knowledge of Word/Excel/PowerPoint.
Desirable: Experience as a member of a research team; Knowledge of Web and mobile application development; Knowledge of obesity and cancer prevention and control programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Name and Title Stephanie Sykes, HR Consultant Department Contact Telephone or Email 919/445-4154 Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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    Posted: 5/10/2019
    Application Due: 5/25/2019
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